Program support may be applied for up to NOK 1,250 mill (USD 150,000) for each of three consecutive years for programs that supports the Foundation’s strategy. Such applications may also be invited.
Potential applicants in this category should first submit a concept description of max five pages outlining how the proposed program may be of practical value within the defined scope of the Foundation. This concept note may be submitted any time during the year by the head of the research group in question and be accompanied by the CV and a list of publications of the last three years by this person. Secured or applied for matching funding from other sources would support the possibilities of funding from the Foundation.
The Board will make a preliminary consideration of the relevance and practical importance of the outlined program. If approved in principle, the applicant will be invited to submit a complete application (max 12 pages + relevant attachments).
Application deadline for complete applications is April 1 each year.
A list of previous grants in this category can be seen here.